PRESS RELEASE: MARTIN COUNTY OFFICIALS CITE CONCERNS OVER IMPACT OF AAF RAIL PROJECT ON SAFETY OF THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS TRAVELING TO AND FROM SCHOOLS
Posted on May 14, 2015
The safety and welfare of more than 8,000 students in the Martin County School District who travel to and from school could be at “serious risk” should the All Aboard Florida (AAF) rail project be allowed to go forward. Today, Bill Ward, Chairman of Citizens Against Rail Expansion (CARE FL), Martin County School Superintendent Laurie Gaylord, Representative MaryLynn Magar, Martin County Commissioner John Haddox and Martin County Sheriff William Snyder voiced their concerns about the AAF plan, which proposes to add 32 passenger trains to the 30 freight trains that crisscross the region daily.
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